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  • His favourite word is east.

Liberal MP for Steveston—Richmond East (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 45% of the vote.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Participate in #Canada150 activities as a volunteer, organizer or participant! https://t.co/urJmirVJU4

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #108 on Bill C-232 Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Didn't vote on Vote #107 on Bill C-229 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related ...

Didn't vote on Vote #106 on Bill C-221 Amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)

Didn't vote on Vote #105 That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a ...

Posted on Twitter Proud that Canada is contributing to creating positive change for the world! #UNGA

Didn't vote on Vote #104 on Bill C-2 Amend the Income Tax

Posted on Twitter Join us! Community Forum to discuss #ElectoralReform Wed. Sep. 28, 2016 6:30-8:00pm at Cambie Community Centre… https://t.co/wlpewoYpfI

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Our historic agreement to strengthen the CPP will create the conditions for overall economic growth in Canada! #GOC… https://t.co/G3EpU63iVU

Posted on Twitter Canada is committing to be leaders in the fight against HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria #EndItForGood https://t.co/Bo10bs7Dn1

Posted on Twitter It’s Mid-Autumn Festival today. Wishing you and your family health and happiness this Mid-Autumn Festival! https://t.co/MbzKyvMdgq

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Richmond News New bus depot expected to bring jobs to Richmond On Friday, Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido was on hand to ceremoniously open the new bus depot, which should bring hundreds of jobs to Richmond. The centre was mostly paid for by federal gas tax revenue — $85 million to be exact, with ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ottawa investing $33.5M in harbour improvement projects Joe Peschisolido. Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido announced the funding on behalf of Minister of Fishers Dominic LeBlanc, at Steveston Harbour on Aug. 31. (Joe Peschisolido). He said $9.6 million will go to the two sites (Paramount and Gulf ...

Mentioned by Richmond News Feds to invest $9.6 million in Steveston Harbour MP Joe Peschisolido was in Steveston Wednesday morning to announce $9.6 million for various projects around the village's inner harbour, including channel dredging. “We promised Canadians that we would invest in infrastructure and that includes small ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Shabbat Mr. Speaker, on Friday, May 13, in Richmond, I had the honour of joining friends for a communal Shabbat dinner. That night, I enjoyed inspiring conversation, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework Mr. Chair, thank you so much. Gentlemen, thank you for attending. Mr. Meredith, welcome back, and Mr. Goldstein, it's good to see you. I was struck ...

Spoke in the House on National Strategy for Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias Act Mr. Speaker, I too am pleased to rise today to speak in support of Bill C-233, an act respecting a national strategy for Alzheimer’s disease and ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bee Health Monitoring in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. To the witnesses, thank you very much. Your testimony has been extremely helpful to me in getting an understanding of the issue. ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) You're very welcome. The whole purpose of this exercise is for Canada to try to create a system here that is comparable to the American system, ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bee Health Monitoring in Canada Mr. Chair, thank you. Guests, thank you so much. Your comments have been very helpful to me. I've been trying to wrap my head around an ...

Spoke in the House on Trinity Western University Madam Speaker, I am honoured to stand today to pay special tribute to the recently opened Richmond campus of Trinity Western University. As many know, Trinity ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) I too would like to thank the witnesses. Mr. St-Denis, you spoke with passion and clarity. Mr. Verkaik, thank you as well for your thoughts. Mr. ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Lemaire, Ms. Fowlie, and Mr. Gilvesy, thank you for coming out and presenting us with a very thoughtful and thorough talk. ...

Mentioned by Richmond News Letter: Loo's jet fuel optimism naive The City of Richmond Mayor, who is a very experienced politician, with many years of public service, says “no” to a jet fuel tank farm sitting next to the Fraser River. Richmond MP Joe Peschisolido is another experienced politician, who warns of the ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Peschisolido: Port of Vancouver must adjust to changed government in Ottawa MP Joe Peschisolido (Steveston-East Richmond) said the port has become unresponsive to community concerns since the Stephen Harper government granted near-autonomous powers in 2008. “I believe we should have a full review of the port authority, ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada Transportation Act Review Report It's a tough one—no worries. Mr. Tupper and Madam Duff, thank you for appearing. I'd like to follow up on some points that Mr. Longfield was ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Trans-Pacific Partnership Mr. Seppey and Mr. Landreville, welcome. Mr. Seppey, thank you for your comments. My riding is Steveston—Richmond East, and I have a whole lot of farmers ...

Mentioned by Post Conflicting reports on Canada-China launching FTA negotiations - Regina Leader A spokesman from the federal Ministry of International Trade said Canada is not engaged in FTA negotiations with China, responding to comments made earlier on Saturday by Liberal Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido. “Expanding trade with ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, I was heartened to hear the member's comments on the balancing act between having folks come in with a knowledge of English and also ...

Spoke in the House on Religious Freedom Mr. Speaker, on Saturday, January 30, I was honoured to attend an evening of education, conversation, and reflection at the Al-Zahraa Islamic Centre on No. 5 ...

Spoke in the House on Steveston-Richmond East Hero Mr. Speaker, it is my privilege to pay special tribute to Ken Brodie, a 73-year-old retired mailman and long-time Richmond resident. On December 30, Ken Brodie ...

Spoke in the House on Resumption of debate on Address in Reply Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to stand in this House for the first time to discuss and debate the Speech from the Throne. I would ...